Cultivando A.I.R.E. Programs
Enrollment is now open!
AIRE (Air Quality Investigation and Research for Equity) is a yearlong community-based research project aimed to bring awareness, education, unity, and action around poor air quality in the Commerce City, Globeville, Elyria-Swansea communities due to toxic air pollution from Suncor.
We have multiple parts of the project where community involvement is key! If you want to make a difference in your community and be compensated for your time, sign up for the project you are interested in!
Our programs are rooted in the belief that those impacted by the issues lead the best community nonprofit work. The best programs and policies are developed with community members at the table and meaningfully engaged. We work collaboratively to build health equity, and community capacity for positive policy and systems change.
All training is offered in Spanish and was developed by the Latinx community honoring its strengths and the wisdom that already exists in the community. This training recognizes the importance of language and culture in exercising collective power and expand our advocacy.
The Promotora Model
Our organization supports community leaders by cultivating their leadership, emotional health, and self-care. We also engage in collaboration and understanding of local systems to create positive changes for communities.
Pieces of training by Latino experts using a popular education approach that reinforces pride, cultural and linguistic strength to build leadership and knowledge skills to increase family health and academic outcomes. Likewise, support parents and/or caregivers of children to develop skills around healthy eating habits, physical activity, early literacy, bilingualism, and school readiness.
Our Emotional Health workshops to learn about the importance of our emotional well-being and improving our quality of life. These are talks where the community has the opportunity to obtain tools to improve self-knowledge, emotional control, reduce stress and anxiety, creativity and more